Starting school is a big milestone for children and their families. This transition between learning environments can be both challenging and exciting, and there are many different programs and activities that schools, services, and families are involved with that are designed to support the transition process. Visit NSW Education Standards Authority and NSW Education for up to date information on transitioning to school.
Northern Sydney Local Health District have developed a Supporting the Transition to School video series. Topics include fine and gross motor skills, developmental milestones and support, practicing gross motor skills at home, practicing find motor skills at home and developing independence and self-care skills. Find the videos and other resources by visiting Supporting the Transition to School | NSLHD.
Early Ed’s Ready to Learn Together project provides tips for parents and families to help know how to help your child be ready to start school. Resources are available in Arabic, Dari, Mandarin, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Tamil, Traditional Chinese and Turkish. Download the handouts and watch videos by visiting Ready To Learn Together | Early Ed.